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Marketing Strategies

February 15, 2020

“Not only do you have to have content in your digital and inbound real estate marketing strategies, but content that gets an LOL, gets read, noticed, shared, clicked, and commented on is how YOU make a human connection in today’s noisy, multi-device world.” – Laura Monroe...

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Take Advantage of Your Home Equity

February 15, 2020

Homeownership offers many advantages over renting, including a stable living environment, predictable monthly payments, and the freedom to make modifications. Neighborhoods with high rates of homeownership have less crime and more civic engagement. Additionally, studies show that homeowners are happier and healthier than renters, and their children do better in school.1 But one of the biggest perks of ...

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What Is the Home Buying Process

February 14, 2020

The home-buying processBuying a home can elicit mixed feelings along the way. Forty-two percent of American homeowners said they felt the overall home-buying process was stressful, 32% said it was complicated, and 21% said it was intimidating. However, 41% said it was manageable, and 30% even found it rewarding.There were other bright spots: 32% said their real estate ...

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How the Housing Market Benefits with Uncertainty in the World

February 14, 2020

It’s hard to listen to today’s news without hearing about the uncertainty surrounding global markets, the spread of the coronavirus, and tensions in the Middle East, just to name a few. These concerns have caused some to question their investment plans going forward. As an example, in Vanguard’s Global Outlook for 2020, the fund explains,“...

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5 Tricks to Keep Your Pipes from Exploding This Winter

February 14, 2020

New homeowners may have heard that winterization is important, but in the hubbub of your first year living in a home you own (finally!), it can be easy to overlook the need to prepare for the cold weather ahead. After all, it's just not something renters deal with; prepping pipes for winter is often the landlord'...

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Establish a loving and lasting relationship with first-time homebuyers with these 3 awesome tips on how to win their hearts!

February 14, 2020

 According to experts, 2020 will be a positive year for the housing market. Although most homebuyers will likely buy during the spring season, it is beneficial for real estate agents to start building a connection with homebuyers as early as the first quarter of the year, especially with 1st-time homebuyers. With this in mind, here are 3 tips ...

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Using The Right Lender & Title Company

February 14, 2020

Using The Rigt Lender and Title Companyby Sandra C Brown, GRI Broker Dream Catcher Realty Many people mistakenly believe all lenders an title companies are the same. They in some cases do not the time to vet them  and inquire about the products and services any offered.  In many cases a real estate agent will a short ...

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HUD Open Houses

February 13, 2020

Do Open Houses Sell Homes?Do open houses work? Do open houses sell homes? These are questions that every real estate agent has been asked at one time or another in their career.One of the most heated debates in real estate comes into play when Realtors talk about whether open houses work to sell a home.There are ...

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Spring Time Maintenance

February 13, 2020

Another winter is almost gone, Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow so supposedly spring willarrive soon! Here is South Carolina, we have begun the pre spring weather roller coaster, one day warmthe next day freezing! Now is the time to start thinking about our Spring Home maintenance, but whereto start?A google search brings up many sites with ...

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Coffee County TN Real Estate Market Update

February 13, 2020

In the Middle Tennessee area of Coffee County , TN; the number of home sales was up 45% from Jan 2019 to Jan 2020 YTD. Even with limited inventory, the number of sales is increasing. Average home prices for 2019 had a 19.5% increase from 2019 YTD.The average days on the market are stable this year to date ...

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Summer Decorating Ideas to Brighten Your Home

February 10, 2020

Summer is the perfect season for spending warm evenings outside, hosting get-togethers with friends, and enjoying the longer days. What better way to take advantage of the long days and abundant natural light than in your own home?Here are 5 simple summer home decor tips that can instantly brighten and transform your living spaces.1. Add Splashes of ...

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Things to look for when buying an older home

February 10, 2020

Older homes can have some hidden (and not-so-hidden) issues.  The price may be attractive, but there may be costs associated in needed updates (and time spent fixing).  Here is what to look for if you’re considering purchasing an older home versus a newer home:- Hazardous materials, specific asbestos and lead which are very commonly found in ...

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LEARN ABOUT HOME-OWNERSHIP IN KNOXVILLE TN

February 08, 2020

We have an excellent property being offered in Knoxville TN at 4508 Clairson Dr. It is a brick rancher with 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths or could be a 2 bedroom with a sunroom! Great opportunity for single level living....

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Can You Negotiate HUD Home Price?

February 08, 2020

Post by: Nancy Braun, Showcase Realty If you’re thinking of purchasing a home and would like to get a good deal, you may want to consider buying a Charlotte HUD home. HUD homes are homes owned by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and they are usually offered for sale at affordable prices.When ...

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Buying maybe more affordable

February 08, 2020

Rents Up 36% Since 2005—Mortgage Payments Down 4%Many people continue to rent because they think that it’s the more affordable option—and that owning a home is out of their reach. But, as it turns out, rents have seen sharp increases across the country—while the average mortgage payment has actually fallen.According to a report from ...

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How do elections affect the real estate market?

February 07, 2020

Elections influence the lives of all citizens but does it impact the commercial real estate market as well? The short answer: yes, and it does in many ways, including a psychological way. Citizens perceive incoming change when a new administration is introduced; the economy is directly affected by the policies set forth by the sitting president and state representatives. ...

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Home Ownership affordability   H.R. 5614

February 07, 2020

 This could be an important thing to remember!H.R 5614 is a bill introduced in Congress that is attempting to help with the lack of AFFORDABLE homes available for purchase in the United States.Now we are not talking about affordable rents, but actual ownership opportunities. Since the Federal Government passed the Dodd Frank bill, some unforeseen ...

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How much does it cost to install central air?

February 07, 2020

In the scorching days of summer, there's nothing better than the refreshing cool of central air. Without it, the sweltering heat can feel suffocating, and your home can become unbearably hot. If your current cooling unit is failing to chill the air and you're ready to invest in a new central air conditioning system, it's important ...

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Economic Roundup

February 05, 2020

  JOLLY JOBSDecember net job growth of 145,000 brings CY2019 employment gains to 2.1 million, down from almost 2.7 million in 2018. While job growth has slowed, average growth over the past decade has been 2.2 million/year, so it remains sufficiently solid to support continued strong household consumption growth. On the downside, wage growth ...

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Improving your home's energy efficiency with insulation

February 04, 2020

Improving your home's energy efficiency with insulation Does your home feel drafty in the winter? Do you experience uneven temperatures between rooms or walking down hallways? Is your heating and cooling equipment running constantly, even when you don't think it should be? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, then you might need to ...

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The Difference Between Home Warranty & Home Insurance

February 03, 2020

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NEWLY LISTED - TENNESSEE

February 03, 2020

This area, Lake Tansi Village/Crossville is known in Retirement Community Magazines. Buyers are arriving from out of state to see this property.  Clients arrived yesterday from North Carolina.  Check out the amenities of Lake Tansi Village at www.laketansipoa.com   This is a semi wooded corner lot, 3 bedroom home, 2 baths, attached 2 ...

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You have a choice in a home loan. Make it a Great Choice - Active Duty Military & Veterans

February 03, 2020

You have a choice in a home loan. Make it a Great Choice - Choices for Active Duty Military & VeteransAs a state agency, THDA celebrates and honors the men and women who serve in our country’s military with the Homeownership for the Brave program.Homeownership for the Brave is a type of Great Choice Home Loan that ...

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How To Clean One Of The Trickiest Surfaces In Your Kitchen

February 03, 2020

I’ve never personally had a glass stovetop at home, but we do have one over at the OGTStudio. After months of cooking all sorts of recipes and making homemade products forblog posts, the stovetop was in definite need of attention! One of the drawbacks of glassstovetops is how quickly a spill near a burner can turn into a ...

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FHA Home Loan Limits: Facts You Should Know In 2020

February 02, 2020

What kind of loan do you need in the new year? Are you interested in an FHA One-Time Close construction loan to build on your own land? An FHA purchase loan for existing construction? You’ll need to know a bit about home loan limits and how they affect your transaction.The FHA and HUD announced higher loan guaranty ...

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